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A portable computing device such as a smartphone or tablet computer.‘whether you're on a mobile device or a desktop, good security practices are the best way to avoid these threats’
- ‘The company estimated that Americans spent a total of 157.5 billion minutes on mobile devices in July’
- ‘In an ideal world, I'd want to store just about everything on my mobile device.’
- ‘Weisman shows how social media, mobile devices, and the cloud have created major new dangers and how groups ranging from local hackers to foreign organized crime syndicates are exploiting them.’
- ‘Ask your employer or HR department to provide a policy on the appropriate use of mobile devices in your workplace’
- ‘Wi-Fi allows our mobile devices to communicate with a world far beyond our physical location.’
- ‘In 2012, 32% of people accessed the Internet through mobile devices - an increase of 351% compared to 2009.’
- ‘Using a mobile device to write messages while at the wheel is a dangerous distraction from what's happening on the road, which is precisely why it is prohibited in many countries.’
- ‘The researchers monitored 205 people for an entire week to gauge their ability to resist common daily desires - specifically, the urge to check their social-media pages or mobile devices.’
- ‘Billions of people read magazines, listen to music, watch television, purchase movies on demand and use mobile devices.’
- ‘"This is basically a platform that enables much more sophisticated pricing and billing across a wide variety of mobile devices," he said.’
- ‘Apps running on mobile devices (phones and tablets) are an increasingly important part of most people's productivity.’
- ‘This platform promises an even smarter smart TV experience, via on-demand news and social interaction, as well as integration with mobile devices.’
- ‘These days most of the audio we want to hear is on our mobile devices.’
- ‘An on-screen channel guide makes it easy to tap into content from your mobile device of choice.’
- ‘Our aim is to develop a set of educational games to teach science using mobile devices.’
- ‘Businesses need a level of consistency across a growing range of mobile devices with diverse functionality.’
- ‘More than a third of our usage on weekends is by mobile devices.’
- ‘With the increasing use of tech toys and mobile devices by young children, many parents are asking: How young is too young?’
- ‘Mobile devices are increasingly becoming the preferred mode of browsing the web and performing certain activities that were deemed to be beyond their scope.’
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